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Families are still being separated at the border, months after “zero tolerance” was reversed

Immigration lawyers say border agents are again removing children from their parents. The explanation? They’re protecting kids from criminal dads and moms. Immigration advocates say it’s zero tolerance by another name.

By Ginger Thompson, ProPublica
Salvadoran immigrant Wilder Hilario Maldonado Cabrera, 6, (left) and others enter the Washington Square building for his immigration court hearing in San Antonio on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018.
Brayan, now four, was separated from his father in South Texas. He's currently in a temporary foster care agency in New York City.
Brayan's room in El Salvador.

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